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Project by bigchopperoo posted 01-29-2013 12:45 PM 1008 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was a clock i made for my friends kid. It’s made of maple and I added a light inside it. The light shines through a thin piece of shell. It looks like mother of pearl. It has just an absolute glow to it. The clock piece i purchased at woodcraft.

-- Chad Stanton, Big Chopperoo www.woodchoppintime.com





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Tom Godfrey

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#1 posted 01-29-2013 01:01 PM

Super nice clock, looks like you did an outstanding job. This is one I would be proud to own. Think I will add this to my favorite. May just try my hand at making one like this some time.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tom@thcww.com)

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 01-29-2013 01:04 PM

Very clean looking clock and quite unusual.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 01-29-2013 01:58 PM

Really nice lines. Very pretty.

-- Chris K

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#4 posted 01-29-2013 02:57 PM

How did you do the light?

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Rickterscale

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#5 posted 01-29-2013 05:29 PM

Very nice. I like the curves a lot.

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#6 posted 01-29-2013 05:38 PM

cool and unique ,good job Chad.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Dave

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#7 posted 01-30-2013 01:33 AM

Chad I like it a lot. A certain person in my house said “it looks like a woman with a bikini on.” She liked it but that was her take on it. I was also told not to tell she said that.
My take is, it is missing the mantle.
Nice work and good color.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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BenI

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#8 posted 01-30-2013 07:09 AM

Nice look clock, adding a light was a nice touch. Great job

-- Ben from IL

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bigchopperoo

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#9 posted 01-30-2013 09:51 AM

Thanks everyone. I’m considering doing a video on it. The light in side is a candescent nite light. It gives a nice warm glow, but i’m thinking of doing a LED nite light for the next one.
Dave- I’m glad you picked up on the “lady” image. Yes, i wanted it to be shapely like a woman. I gave it to my friends kid who graduated high school. She is a nice and smart girl. I wanted it to have a soft feel to it, elegant and classy.

-- Chad Stanton, Big Chopperoo www.woodchoppintime.com

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Fishinbo

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#10 posted 01-30-2013 02:14 PM

Wonderful! Like the shape and design, very classy and the light is fantastic.

—www.sawblade.com

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#11 posted 02-01-2013 03:23 AM

soo cool I really dig it, great design. man I love clocks

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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Mean_Dean

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#12 posted 02-01-2013 04:57 AM

Very nice clock you’ve made there! I’m sure your young high school grad will love it!

-- Dean

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